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  1. Steevo

    Windows 10 Antimalware service executable slows Firefox launch, every time.

    As the title states, every time Firefox is launched the Anti-Malware service scans it. In the day and age where heuristics, and trusted files exist, this seems like a blantent attempt to sabotage other options.
  2. Steevo

    Sniper Elite 4 DX12 has stopped working

    Anyone else having this issue, the Steam forums show some and an issue with launching the game. I will try DX11. 17.6.2 Driver, even lowered already known stable overclocks and turned down settings, but even with everything on High or Ultra I'm still getting between 70-90FPS. Seems to happen...
  3. Steevo

    Graphics card Image Quality review

    Year's ago Image Quality was a part of every graphics test done, I know that advanced AF and AA has made image quality very close, but with the new HDR and other standards in place I would like to see Image Quality tests performed on a few of the newer graphics cards at different settings and...
  4. Steevo

    First Ryzen delidding?

    Gold and solder.
  5. Steevo

    Steam bootstrap/lockup issue **FIX**

    Not sure if anyone else here has run into this yet, if you are participating in ANY Steam Beta client, your steam client may lockup every time you launch it. Fix. Unplug any and all controllers. Restart steam, opt out of Beta clients. Restart steam. If this issues doesn't work, you may need...
  6. Steevo

    Is my hard drive too hot, cold, mounted right?

    We seem to have threads every so often with the question posed above, and many users have a lot of experience with hard drives no doubt. But there is a study done by Google with over 100,000 drives from multiple manufacturers represented. This only applies to mechanical hard drives...
  7. Steevo

    Best 120mm Radiator fans

    My fans are starting to make noise, and with the addition of the 7970 and summer temps my GPU is reaching 56C and then it starts to artifact a tiny bit, CPU is perfectly happy where its at. So who makes the best fans for moving air through a radiator? If it needs much more I will perhaps move...
  8. Steevo

    [FS] All SOLD!!!

    Time to clear out some stuff. Heatware Steevo. FS 4GB G-Skill F2-9600 DDR2 1200 2T $65 OBO Last of the high end DDR2!!! http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231201 5870's gone. FF stuff gone!!
  9. Steevo

    Upgrade time

    I recently managed to grab a Crosshair 4 890 board, 8GB or DDR3 2133RAM, and a 7970 with a custom BIOS 1250/1750 and block installed. I have paired this with my 1100T I managed to get it all upgraded, and am now testing my system off a windows 7 disk for stability and for memory issues...
  10. Steevo

    Gskill Ripjaws 2133 is using GDDR3?

    So I just got my new 8GB kit and it has K4W2G0846P-HC15 Samsung chips on it which are listed as GDDR3, what is the difference between DDR3 and GDDR3?
  11. Steevo

    1100T, 8 VS 16GB RAM, Price check on 4GB 1200Mhz DDR2 Kit

    Is there enough benefit in using 16GB RAM VS 8GB? I game, do some video and photo editing, occasionally play with music, the 4GB I have was helped tremendously by using SSD's and overclocking. I just bought a used Formula 4 890 board as my board is dying slowly and can't quite afford a whole...
  12. Steevo

    Boycott GTA 5

    https://www.change.org/p/pc-gamer-boycott-rockstar-gta-5 By not supporting this you are essentially saying its great to get shit on. Vote with your wallet.
  13. Steevo

    Gsync demo, kinda

    http://www.testufo.com/#test=stutter&demo=gsync Perhaps some user commentary from those who do have G-Sync setups? If this is accurate the edges get blurred together and I notice it. Looking through online recorded demo's of the technology it makes it tough to compare as the recording usually...
  14. Steevo

    GPU Accelerated (AMD/ATI) Video transcoder

    Not my work, but I just transcoded 1080 *.MTS content in a fourth of the time and output equal quality mp4 video for free, as good if not better quality than handbrake.
  15. Steevo

    OCZ Agility 3 durability

    Other than killing my other one. ID ATTRIBUTE STATUS VALUE WORST THRESHOLD UPDATED RAW 1 Raw Read Error Rate 0x000f 080 080 050 Always 0/202403702 5 Retired Block Count 0x0033 100 100 003 Always 0 9 Power-On Hours 0x0032 076 076 000 Always 21397h+57m+53.820s 12 Device Power Cycle Count...
  16. Steevo

    I killed it......

    On a side note mechanical hard disks suck....hard, and that is as nice as I can be. I booted my Win developer setup on my spare 2TB and installed my copy of 7 onto a new small partition. Back to the story though, drive in question is a OCZ Agility 3 120GB. I dismantled the drive and sure enough...
  17. Steevo

    GTA V PC release date!!!?

    http://www.amazon.de/Rockstar-Games-Grand-Theft-Auto/dp/B0071L2QD0/ref=sr_1_2?s=videogames&ie=UTF8&qid=1390352497&sr=1-2&keywords=grand+theft+auto+v Other than the crazy German commenting (Sorry W1zz) and votes on a yet unreleased platform it seems June 13th is the release date we have all...
  18. Steevo

    [FS][US] WD My Net N900 2TB dual band wireless router

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833146007 For sale US only, paypal payment. $120.00 OBO New in the box with warranty. I got two from newegg, they send me hardware to review and then I can do whatever I want with it after, I am using mine, its been trouble free, I like...
  19. Steevo

    Why not?

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130921 Seriously, the closest AMD comes in the same performance bracket is almost $200 more with no games. I know I will have to get brackets for my cooler and some sinks for the VRM's, but for the price difference........
  20. Steevo

    GPU-z process listing

    W1zz Could we get a process list of applications using the GPU and the amount of use for each process? Thanks
  21. Steevo

    Crosshair V formula Z AMD 8350

    Looking for a cooler, the stock cooler is meh, and will be plugged with dirt within a month of use. I am looking for a good cooler that can handle full load use without a lot of noise, I want to spend around $50-70 total for it, I have plenty of room in the case.
  22. Steevo

    New file/backup server

    1 AMD FX-8350 Vishera 4.0GHz (4.2GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 125W Eight-Core Desktop Processor FD8350FRHKBOX Item #: N82E16819113284 4 Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 ST3000DM001 3TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive Item #: N82E16822148844 2 SAMSUNG 840...
  23. Steevo

    Max My Speed, My Clean PC etc...

    Apparently my SSD Raid array needs defragmented, and I have over 5000 issues that need repaired. I tried My Clean PC a year ago on a new build, and apparently it had thousands of issues. I trust that no one here is actually silly enough to believe in this crap. But in case some people are...
  24. Steevo

    SSD trim cleanup and checking

    Through the use of Process Monitor (to track the writes to disk), HxD ( a hex read tool that will read your disks), crystal mark to create the writes to the disk. I have discovered the following. Disk images at byte level take awhile to save. My 640 is passing along the TRIM command to the...
  25. Steevo

    new builds

    New builds for work. 2 x ($269.99) Hanns-G HL272HPB Black 27" 2ms HDMI Widescreen LED Monitor 300 cd/m2 Active Contrast 30,000,000:1 (1000:1) Built-in Speakers $539.98 2 x ($129.99) GIGABYTE GA-F2A85X-UP4 FM2 AMD A85X (Hudson D4) HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard $259.98 2 x...